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  • 11/24/2010: Harvard Professor Robert G. Eccles on One Report: Integrated Reporting for a Sustainable Strategy Listen Now
  • 11/17/2010: Aman Singh on Corporate Responsibility and John Kuypers on Flexible Leadership Listen Now
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Patricia Aburdene

Patricia Aburdene is a speaker, author and advocate of corporate transformation. Having won global recognition as co-author of the Megatrends books, Patricia inspires audiences with a blueprint of how values and consciousness will transform business. Her latest book is Megatrends 2010: the Rise of Conscious Capitalism. Co-author of the New York Times number one bestseller Megatrends 2000, Patricia co-wrote Re-inventing the Corporation and Megatrends for Women. View Guest page

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Mark Albion

Dr. Mark Albion was a student and professor at Harvard for 20 years, after which he co-founded six organizations, including Net Impact. Most recently, he served in the Office of the President at Babson College, helping to integrate social values into the college. He has made over 600 speaking visits to business schools and written seven books. In 2010, he became the first social entrepreneur to receive the distinguished national entrepreneur of the year award. View Guest page

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Daniel Allen

Daniel Allen has been a leader in the development of ESG Investing. Prior to joining Ativo he worked for a variety of financial firms including Smith Barney and as Managing Director of Structured Management and Equity, Ltd. Daniel has been working in the investment and finance industry for over 20 years. View Guest page

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Nick Andrews

Nick Andrews is currently the Managing Director at the Centre for Sustainability and Excellence (CSE) for North American operations. He specializes in Sustainability Principles and Tools, and how they apply to and transform a company’s current business model. He is a Stakeholder Engagement and Sustainability Reporting expert, focusing on the Global Reporting Initiative G3 Reporting Framework. He is also the Project Lead on CSE’s Carbon Footprinting Project with Chicago based manufacturers View Guest page

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Christine Arena

Christine is an award-winning author, syndicated blogger and corporate strategist. Her books, “The High-Purpose Company” (Collins, 2007) and “Cause for Success” (New World Library, 2004), as well as her “Case in Point” blog, separate the strategies and companies that make a positive difference from those that don’t. Christine’s work is published on websites including CSMonitor, Global Post, Fast Company, 3BL Media and APEsphere. She is also a contributor to Ethical Corporation magazine and a speaker to corporate and academic audiences worldwide. Through all of her work, Christine aims to inspire greater levels of trust in business. Her website is: http://christinearena.com View Guest page

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Nick Aster

Nick Aster is the founder of TriplePundit.com, one of the world's most read websites on responsible business. He is a New Media Architect specializing in using online technology to advance conversations on sustainability. He was the principal media architect for MotherJones magazine, TreeHugger.com and Gawker Media. Nick holds an MBA in sustainable management from the Presidio Graduate School. Louis. View Guest page

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Nikos Avlonas

Nikos Avlonas is one of the founders and President of the Centre for Sustainability & Excellence – CSE, a global Think Tank and Sustainable Development Strategic advisory Network, based in Athens, Chicago and Brussels. He is a well-known international speaker on Sustainable Development and CSR. He has consulted to many Fortune Global 500 Companies. View Guest page

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Mark Bateman

Mark Bateman IW Financial’s Director of Research, has more than a dozen years of experience supporting institutional investors with research and software tools for values-based investing and proxy voting. Mr. Bateman spent eleven years at the Investor Responsibility Research Center. During this time, he served on the Steering Committee of the Global Reporting Initiative. View Guest page

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Michael Beer

Michael Beer is Cahners-Rabb Professor of Business Administration, Emeritus at the Harvard Business School and Chairman of TruePoint (formerly the Center for Organizational Fitness) a research based consultancy he co-founded. The firm works with senior executives who aspire to transform their organization into a high commitment and performance system through honest conversations about the organization's alignment with strategy and values. He is the author of Higher Ambition View Guest page

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Bill Benner

Bill Benner of WW Consulting, Inc. Bill is an expert on trust improvement within the public sector and works extensively with government agencies. View Guest page

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Barrie Bergman

Barrie Bergman is an entrepreneur, author, and speaker, who has built 2 diverse companies each with a national presence: Record Bar, which he grew to a national chain of 180 stores in 30 states, and Bare Escentuals, which was recapitalized in 2004 for over $200 million. His book, Nice Guys Finish First, shares Barrie’s strong leadership skills and insights on how to create an environment where ideas are encouraged, employees are motivated, and ethical behavior is the norm. View Guest page

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Anna Bernasek

Anna Bernasek, author of The Economics of Integrity writes about finance and the economy. She has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, the International Herald Tribune, Fortune, TIME and Australia’s Sydney Morning Herald newspaper. She has commented on economics as a guest on broadcast media including CNN, CNBC, public television and National Public Radio. View Guest page

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Celeste Blackman

Ron Luyet and Celeste Blackman are cofounders of the Green Zone Culture Group dedicated to building workplaces where trust, emotional commitment and collaboration thrive. We call these positive cultures Green Zones, resulting in increased productivity and performance by fostering commitment over compliance, safety over fear, openness over withholding, accountability over blame, and awareness over willful blindness. This is where trust, high performance and sustainability live. They do this by helping leaders and managers build the personal mastery and social intelligence skills that are key to building relationship capitol; the currency for success in today’s interdependent marketplace. Using the best in adult learning, behavioral psychology, neuroscience and neurobiology, Ron and Celeste provide experiences that challenge old models of thinking and unexamined beliefs, resulting in more productive green zone attitudes and behaviors. View Guest page

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Hank Boerner

Hank Boerner Chairs the Governance & Accountability Institute (www.gai-institute.com), a management and advisory service offering sustainability benchmarking for corporations. Hank’s organization monitors trends in ESG/Sustainability, Corporate Governance, Sustainable Responsible Investing & CSR. View Guest page

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Dave Brock

Dave Brock is President and CEO of Partners In EXCELLENCE, a global consulting company. Dave has spent his career developing high performance organizations. He worked in executive management capacities with IBM, Tektronix and Keithley Instruments. His consulting clients include companies in the semiconductor, aerospace, electronics, consumer products, computer, telecommunications, retailing, internet, software, professional and financial services industries. View Guest page

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Frank C. Bucaro

Frank C. Bucaro is a business owner and ethics crusader—speaking, training, and writing on ethics, values-based leadership, and “high road” behavior. He is the author of the book TRUST ME! Insights into Ethical Leadership. He is a Certified Speaking Professional and has been inducted into the Professional Speakers Hall of Fame of the National Speakers Association. View Guest page

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Daniel Burrus

Daniel Burrus is the author of the new book Flash Foresight. He serves as a strategic advisor to executives from a wide range of Fortune 500 firms, helping them discover invisible opportunities and solve impossible problems. His client list includes Microsoft, Kaiser Permanente, Toshiba, GE, Procter & Gamble, American Express, Kellogg, Ernst & Young, Disney, and IBM, He has founded and managed six successful companies and his previous book Technotrends has been translated into more than a dozen languages. View Guest page

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Jonathan Byrnes

Jonathan Byrnes is an acknowledged authority on profitability management. His extensive experience spans virtually every industry, including healthcare, transportation, software, retail, financial services, distribution and others. As a Senior Lecturer at MIT, Dr. Byrnes has taught at the graduate level and in executive programs for nearly twenty years. He has authored over one hundred books, articles, cases, notes, and expert submissions. View Guest page

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Mark Chussil

Mark Chussil is Founder and CEO of Advanced Competitive Strategies, and author of Marvelous Techniques: Essays on Going Beyond Strategy as We’ve Known It. and Nice Start: Questions Only You Can Answer to Create the Life Only You Can Live. Mark lectures and consults globally on strategic thinking, business war games, and strategy simulation. He’s appeared in Fast Company &The Wall Street Journal. He earned his MBA at Harvard and his BA at Yale. View Guest page

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Larry Coben

Larry Coben is the Founder & Executive Director of the Sustainable Preservation Initiative, an organization devoted to preserving the world's cultural heritage by providing sustainable economic opportunities to poor communities where endangered archaeological sites are located. Coben is also an archaeologist affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania. He is CEO of Tremisis Energy Corp.He serves on the Department of Homeland Security's Sustainability and Efficiency Task Force and writes an energy blog for the Huffington Post. View Guest page

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Matt Cohen

Matt Cohen is a Principal of City Light Capital. He is an Observer to the Board of License Stream and City Light Carbon. Matt brings a blend of financial services and operating/start-up experience to City Light. Prior to joining City Light, Matt was an investment banker in the Global Industrials groups of Citigroup and Bear Stearns where he advised companies in a range of sectors on corporate strategy objectives, financing matters, recapitalizations, joint ventures and mergers and acquisitions. View Guest page

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Randy Conley

Randy Conley is the Director of Client Delivery Services and Trust Practice Leader at The Ken Blanchard Companies. Randy’s dual focus enables him to deliver authentic presentations and learning sessions that bring a real-world perspective on the importance and value of leaders developing relationships based on trust. View Guest page

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Stephen M. R. Covey

Stephen M. R. Covey is the New York Times and #1 Wall Street Journal bestselling author of The SPEED of Trust, and co-author of the #1 Amazon bestseller Smart Trust. He is the former CEO of Covey Leadership Center, which under his stewardship became the largest leadership development company in the world. Stephen personally led the strategy that propelled his father’s book, Dr. Stephen R. Covey’s The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People to be a best seller. As President and CEO, Stephen nearly doubled revenues while increasing profits by 12 times. During his tenure, he grew the company from $2.4 million to $160 million and orchestrated the merger of Franklin Quest to form FranklinCovey. A Harvard MBA, Stephen co-founded his own boutique firm—CoveyLink—a learning and consulting practice focused on increasing and leveraging trust. Stephen recently merged CoveyLink with FranklinCovey, forming the Global Speed of Trust Practice, where he serves as Global Practice Leader. View Guest page

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Jarvis Cromwell

Jarvis Cromwell is the managing principal of the Reputation Garage, a consultancy focused on helping organizations and their leadership teams build brand trust and enhance reputational performance. Jarvis brings 25 years of leadership experience as a chief marketing officer, public relations expert, agency executive and management consultant. View Guest page

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Michael Crooke

Dr. Crooke is a Professor of Strategy at Pepperdine University, and founder of the school’s Social, Ethical, and Environment Responsibility Certificate Program. He is concurrently a consultant to high-growth businesses, developing strategies that create an emotional connection between customers and the brand. In 2009 Crooke led the successful turnaround of prAna LLC. From 2005-2007 Crooke partnered with Steve Case, as CEO of Revolution Living. From 1999-2005, Crooke served as CEO of Patagonia, Inc., and Lost Arrow Corporation. Michael also served in senior leadership roles at Pearl Izumi, Kelty Packs,Yakima and Moonstone Mountaineering. He has held director positions on the boards of: 1% for the Planet; Channel Keepers; Patagonia, Inc.; and the Conservation Alliance. Crooke holds a Ph.D. in management from Claremont Graduate University, as well as a B.S. in Forestry and a MBA from Humboldt State University. Crooke served as a Navy SEAL with Underwater Demolition Team 12. View Guest page

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Leslie Crutchfield

Leslie Crutchfield is an author, social entrepreneur, and leading authority on scaling social innovation and high-impact philanthropy. She serves as a senior advisor at FSG, a global social impact strategy firm, and she coauthored Forces for Good: The Six Practices of High-Impact Nonprofits, named by The Economist on its Best Business Books of the Year list. In DO MORE THAN GIVE, Crutchfield, Kania and Kramer examine the new strategies today’s most effective donors are using to become proactive catalysts for change. View Guest page

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Michael D’Antonio

Michael D’Antonio is coauthor of SPEND SHIFT: How the Post-Crisis Values Revolution is Changing the Way We Buy, Sell, and Live. He is a Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and the author of more than a dozen books including Forever Blue, Hershey, and The State Boys Rebellion. He has appeared on 60Minutes, Today, Larry King Live, Good Morning America, CBS Morning, and many public radio programs including NPR’s “All Things Considered” and “Science Friday”. View Guest page

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Peter J. Dean

Dr. Peter J. Dean, PhD, founder and president of Leaders By Design, is at the forefront of motivating and educating top executives and managers around the world. He has been invited to coach, consult, and speak to corporate executives in fourteen different countries. He has also written six books, with a seventh in press, on fundamental leadership and management skills. Additionally, Dr. Dean has designed five masters programs at four universities and year-long leader development programs for several companies and organizations. View Guest page

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Steve Denning

Steve Denning’s most recent book, The Leader's Guide to Radical Management: Re-inventing the Workplace for the 21st Century (Jossey-Bass, 2010), was selected by 800-CEO-READ as one of the best five books on management in 2010. His Forbes blog on radical management is at: His Forbes blog is at blog: http://blogs.forbes.com/stevedenning/ Steve is also the author of the award-winning books, The Leader's Guide to Storytelling (Jossey-Bass, 2nd edition 2011) and The Secret Language of Leadership (Jossey-Bass, 2007). In 2009, Steve was a Visiting Fellow at All Souls College, Oxford. From 1996 to 2000, Steve was Program Director, Knowledge Management at the World Bank where he spearheaded the knowledge-sharing program. In November 2000, Steve Denning was selected as one of the world’s ten Most Admired Knowledge Leaders (Teleos). Steve now works with organizations in the U.S., Europe, Asia and Australia on leadership, innovation, business narrative and most recently, radical management. View Guest page

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Daniel Diermeier

Daniel Diermeier is a professor of Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences at the Kellogg School of Management, and Professor of Political Science at Northwestern University. He is director of the Ford Motor Company Center for Global Citizenship, where his work focuses on reputation management, political and regulatory risk, crisis management, and integrated strategy. He has been featured globally both in academic journals and popular media, and is the author of the new book Reputation Rules: Strategies for Building Your Company’s Most Valuable Asset. View Guest page

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Lauren Dixon

From her days as an award-winning broadcast journalist to her role as founder and CEO of Dixon Schwabl, Lauren Dixon has strived to create great workplaces. Dixon Schwabl has ranked on the national Best Companies to Work For in America list for 8 consecutive years, ranking #1 in 2008 and 2010. Lauren shares her experiences by speaking throughout the country to business and community groups detailing DS’s values (respect, integrity, teamwork, community and fun) and the important role team members play in the company’s success. View Guest page

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Mark Donohue

Mark Donohue was appointed Babson College’s first Clean Technology Entrepreneur-in-Residence in June 2008. His research at the college includes the area of impact investing, beyond his breadth of work in the Cleantech sector. Babson College is rated the #1 college for sustainability by Bloomberg BusinessWeek since May, 2010, and has been consistently rated #1 for entrepreneurship for both its MBA and undergrad programs. View Guest page

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Robert G. Eccles

Robert G. Eccles first joined the faculty of Harvard Business School in 1979. After receiving tenure, he started doing research on corporate reporting, a topic which remains of great interest to him from a research, managerial practice, and public policy perspective. His book One Report: Integrated Reporting for a Sustainable Strategy (with Michael P. Krzus) is the first book on this subject. He is a member of the Steering Committee of the International Integrated Reporting Committee (www.integratedreporting.org). View Guest page

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Chris Edmonds

Chris Edmonds is one of Ken Blanchard’s most experienced consultants. Chris is an expert on creating high-performance, values-aligned organizational cultures. His passion for this process has led to successful impact at a variety of organizations. With his facilitative style, Chris helps senior leaders come to consensus on their company’s desired culture and guides them to take steps to make that desired culture a reality for every employee. View Guest page

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Richard Eidlin

Richard Eidlin, ASBC’s director of public policy and business engagement, has worked on sustainable business and policy issues for 25 years. Sustainability, social entrepreneurship, and corporate social responsibility have been his focus since the early 1980s. View Guest page

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Chester Elton

Called “creative and refreshing” by the New York Times, motivational expert Chester Elton is co-author of several successful leadership books. The Carrot Principle by Simon & Schuster has been a New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller. The Invisible Employee also made the New York Times bestseller list. Elton’s books have sold over a million copies worldwide. A frequent presenter and contributor on issues relating to corporate sustainability as a business strategy, John Friedman’s insights on sustainability, strategy and current events are a regular feature on Sustainable Life Media. He is also co-founder for the Sustainable Business Network of Washington (SB NOW), most recently as board chair (2008-2009). Nikos Avlonas is one of the founders and Managing Director of the Centre for Sustainability & Excellence – CSE, a global Think Tank and Sustainable Development Strategic advisory Network, based in Athens, Chicago and Brussels and is active in more than 12 countries. View Guest page

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Jed Emerson

Jed Emerson is widely known for his work on sustainable finance and impact investing. He is founding director of REDF, originator of the Blended Value concept, and has held faculty appointments at Harvard/Stanford Business Schools and is a visiting research fellow at the Oxford University’s Said Business School. He advises sustainable private equity investors, strategic philanthropists and social entrepreneurs, having written extensively on sustainable investing and organizational management. View Guest page

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Steve Farber

Steve Farber is an author, leadership coach and consultant who has worked with and spoken to a wide variety of public and private organizations in virtually every arena. Coaching and inspiring Extreme Leadership at all organizational levels is Steve's passion, and he does so with a style that is part strategist, part social commentator and all energy. View Guest page

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Fay Feeney

Fay Feeney is an advisor to corporate board leaders (chairs, lead directors and non-executive chairs) who want to leverage their time while improving boardroom performance. Risk for Good clients value “forward thinking” in a global economy that is digital, technology-dependent, connected and always on. They know that strategy upside comes when they are customer-oriented and listening to shareowners, stakeholders and competitors. View Guest page

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Charles Feltman

Charles Feltman, owner of Insight Coaching and author of The Thin Book of Trust: An Essential Primer for Building Trust at Work, from Thin Book Publishing. He is an expert on creating sustainable trust, particularly in the workplace. Through his work Charles has helped hundreds of people build and strengthen trust in their work, community, and personal lives View Guest page

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Traci Fenton

Traci Fenton is the Founder and CEO of WorldBlu, Inc., whose mission is championing the growth of democratic companies worldwide. They publish the annual WorldBlu List of Most Democratic Workplaces™-the most transparent, collaborative and decentralized companies in the world, from small to FORTUNE 500 public and private organizations. As a leading expert in organizational democracy, she is recognized as one of the business thought-leaders of her generation as well as of the next generation of business. View Guest page

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Peter Firestein

Peter Firestein is President of Global Strategic Communications, Inc. He is known internationally as an expert advisor in the management of corporate relationships with financial and non-financial stakeholders. His advice is based in the conviction that corporate actions and communication must be informed by careful listening to all constituencies. Peter has designed and implemented strategic communications programs for companies throughout the world in helping them negotiate U.S. markets. Peter served as communications advisor to Brazil’s Communications Ministry and Telebrás in that company’s historic privatization, which resulted in the listing of 12 companies on the NYSE in a single day. He has also served as Director of Marketing for the Council of the Americas. Founded by David Rockefeller, the Council is a forum for communication between major U.S. corporations and senior officials, including chiefs of state, throughout the hemisphere. View Guest page

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R. Edward Freeman

R. Edward Freeman is the Olsson Professor at the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business & Academic Director of the Business Roundtable Institute for Corporate Ethics (www.corporate-ethics.org). Previously, he taught at the University of Minnesota and The Wharton School. In 2001 he was honored by the World Resources Institute and the Aspen Institute with a Pioneer Award for Lifetime Achievement. His latest book is Managing for Stakeholders: Survival, Reputation and Success. View Guest page

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Bob Frisch

Bob Frisch designs and facilitates executive and board strategic offsites in North and South America, Europe, Asia, and Africa. His work has been profiled in Fortune and CFO , and he has been a regular contributor to Bloomberg Businessweek and the Wall Street Journal. Bob's new book is Who's in the Room? How Great Leaders Structure and Manage the Teams Around Them. Before founding the Strategic Offsites Group, Bob was a Managing Partner of Accenture. View Guest page

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Ann Fry

Ann Fry, MSW has been a workplace culture strategist for many years. She is currently CEO of The ReGeneration Group … helping companies re-energize, re-purpose, and re-invent. She previously founded and led Humor University, bringing humor to the workplace. Ann is committed to people being happy and fulfilled at work and to companies being employee-centric. She leads training events, speaks at conferences and coaches executives. In addition to her corporate and speaking work, Ann teaches in the NYU Coaching program. View Guest page

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Lara Galinsky

Lara Galinsky is the Senior VP at Echoing Green, and co-author of their first book, Be Bold: Create a Career with Impact. Since 1987, Echoing Green has provided seed funding and support to nearly 500 social entrepreneurs with bold ideas for social change in order to launch groundbreaking organizations around the world. Lara previously worked as the director of National Programs at Do Something, Inc., where she launched the BRICK Award. View Guest page

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David Gebler

David Gebler is a national thought leader in ethics and culture risk management. A lawyer by training, David works with clients to understand how their culture impacts ethics and compliance risks, and then to develop strategies to reduce those risks by aligning the values of the organization’s people with business goals. View Guest page

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Mary C. Gentile

Mary C. Gentile consults on management education & values-driven leadership. In her 10 years at Harvard Business School, she was one of the developers of the school’s curriculum on ethical decision-making & was the creator & teacher of its first course on managing diversity. She is Director of the "Giving Voice to Values" curriculum (the title of her latest book) & Sr. Research Scholar at Babson College. Her articles have run in Harvard Business Review & Financial Times. View Guest page

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John Gillespie

John Gillespie, the author of Money for Nothing: How CEOs and Boards Are Bankrupting America, was an investment banker for 18 years with Lehman Brothers, Morgan Stanley and Bear Stearns and served as the Executive Vice President and CFO for a nationwide human services company with 24,000 employees. View Guest page

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Jane Goldner

Jane Goldner, Ph.D., president of The Goldner Group, is one of the nation’s leading authorities on talent retention and trusted advisor to Fortune 100 Companies, government and military organizations, and to mid-sized businesses. She is the author of Driven to Success: A 10-Point Checkup for Achieving High Performance in Business. Dr. Goldner is an adjunct professor at Kennesaw State University Coles College of Business. View Guest page

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Julie Fox Gorte

Julie Fox Gorte, Ph.D. is the Senior Vice President for Sustainable Investing at Pax World Management LLC. She oversees Environmental, Social and Governance-related research on prospective and current investments as well as Pax's shareholder advocacy and work on public policy advocacy. View Guest page

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Charles H. Green

Charles H. Green is a speaker and executive educator on trust-based relationships and Trust-based Selling in complex businesses. Founder and CEO of Trusted Advisor Associates, he is author of Trust-based Selling, and co-author of The Trusted Advisor. He majored in philosophy (Columbia), and has an MBA (Harvard) (www.trustedadvisor.com). View Guest page

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Louise M. Guido

Louise M. Guido is the Founder and CEO of the Foundation for Social Change, a non-profit that was formed to help corporations understand that there is a business case for addressing social and environmental issues that positively impacts their bottom line. View Guest page

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Nadine B. Hack

Nadine B. Hack, CEO, beCause Global Consulting www.beCause.net and Executive-in-Residence emerita at IMD Business School, and her two guests are pioneers in building trust on-line and off-line. View Guest page

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Pamela S. Harper

Pamela S. Harper, founding partner and CEO of Business Advancement Inc., is an internationally known business performance expert, consultant, professional speaker, and author of the critically acclaimed book Preventing Strategic Gridlock®. Since 1991, her firm has enabled companies to accelerate progress toward their key objectives. She is a frequent guest on radio programs, and has been quoted in a variety of major media around the world. View Guest page

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Gary Harpst

Gary Harpst is a veteran CEO with 30+ years experience. A highly successful entrepreneur, and founder of three companies (one of which was sold to Microsoft), Gary is the CEO of Six Disciplines, a strategy execution coaching organization. Gary is also the author of two books, the award-winning business excellence "how-to" handbook Six Disciplines for Excellence, and Six Disciplines Execution Revolution. Gary is also a relentless business visionary, teacher, and recognized thought-leader on strategy execution. Gary is also a dynamic, well-respected, practical, and highly-rated professional keynote speaker, and a CEO blogger who frequently posts on applying biblical principles to business. Visit Six Disciplines at www.SixDisciplines.com. View Guest page

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Pamela Hawley

Pamela Hawley is founder & CEO of UniversalGiving™, a nonprofit whose vision is to "Create a World Where Giving and Volunteering are a Natural Part of Everyday Life."™ UniversalGiving helps people give and volunteer with quality opportunities around the world. 100% of donations go directly to the cause. UniversalGiving performs due diligence on projects through its unique, trademarked Quality Model™. Ms. Hawley has been awarded the Jefferson Award for philanthropy. View Guest page

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Susan Arnot Heaney

Susan Arnot Heaney joined Avon Products, Inc. in June 1997 with the goal of working for a company committed to corporate citizenship and empowering women. She has worked for both the Avon Foundation and Avon Products, Inc., serving since 2006 as Director of Corporate Responsibility for the company. Heaney is responsible for developing and implementing strategic global communications and mobilization programs in support of Avon’s corporate responsibility agenda. View Guest page

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Margaret Heffernan

Margaret Heffernan is an entrepreneur, CEO, writer and keynote speaker. Her motto: "Let's not play the game, let's change it." Her expertise is in conscious capitalism. Margaret blogs for the Huffington Post and BNET, and writes for magazines around the world. View Guest page

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Trudy Heller

Trudy Heller founded Executive Education for the Environment in 2001 to prepare businesses to compete in a resource constrained world. She is a sustainable business speaker, educator and author. A Lecturer at University of Pennsylvania, Rutgers, and Indian Institute of Management, she trained associates of GE, Masco, Lockheed Martin, Indian Power Companies, and others. A former Management Professor at New Jersey Institute of Technology, Trudy holds a Ph.D. in Management from the Wharton School. View Guest page

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Hazel Henderson

Hazel Henderson, D.Sc.Hon., FRSA, founder of Ethical Markets Media, is a futurist, evolutionary economist & author of award-winning Ethical Markets: Growing the Green Economy. Her editorials are syndicated by InterPress Service, and articles appear in Harvard Business Review, NY Times and Christian Science Monitor. She leads the Transforming Finance initiative, created the Green Transition Scoreboard®, tracking global private investment in green tech, and developed with Calvert Group the widely used alternative to GNP, the Calvert-Henderson Quality of Life Indicators. View Guest page

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Paul Herr

Paul Herr is an inventor, author and expert on human motivation. He has an MBA from the University of Chicago and completed PhD-level coursework in educational psychology. Herr’s book, "Primal Management,” was published by the American Management Association in 2009. It has since been translated and re-published in Japan. Herr is the inventor of The Horsepower System, an innovative management tool for monitoring and maintaining a company’s motivational engine. View Guest page

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Gary Hirshberg

Gary Hirshberg is chairman and former president and CEO of Stonyfield Farm, an organic yogurt producer, based in Londonderry, New Hampshire. He has been with the company since 1983. In 2005, Hirshberg was named managing director of Stonyfield Europe, a joint venture between Groupe Danone and Stonyfield Farm, with brands in Ireland, the UK and France.A New Hampshire native, Hirshberg has received six honorary doctorates and won numerous awards for corporate and environmental leadership. He serves on several corporate and non-profit boards including Honest Tea, Sambazon, Peak Organic Brewing Company, Solera Capital, RAMP Sports, and Climate Counts. He is also the chairman and co-founder of O’Naturals, a chain of natural fast food restaurants. On January 12, 2012, Hirshberg stepped down from his position as CEO of Stonyfield Farm, naming former Ben & Jerry's CEO Walt Freese as his successor.[2] Hirshberg remains Chairman of the board of directors at Stonyfield. View Guest page

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W. Michael Hoffman

W. Michael Hoffman, PhD, is the founding Executive Director of the Center for Business Ethics at Bentley University in Waltham, Massachusetts. Since 1976, the Center has served as a research and consulting institute and an educational forum for the exchange of ideas and information in business ethics. He has authored or edited 16 books, including Business Ethics: Readings and Cases in Corporate Morality, The Ethical Edge, and Ethics Matters: How to Implement Values-Driven Management. View Guest page

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Jeffrey Hollender

Jeffrey Hollender is the author of The Responsibility Revolution and the co-founder of Seventh Generation Inc. His blog, Inspired Protagonist, spotlights socially responsible business practices. He has led Seventh Generation to its current position as the nation's fastest growing brand of natural home and personal-care products. As a leading authority on green consumerism, he frequently addresses social and environmental responsibility issues. View Guest page

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David Horsager

David Horsager is an author, entrepreneur, professor, and award-winning keynote speaker who researches and speaks on the bottom-line impact of trust. David’s signature speech and book, The Trust Edge, have inspired leaders and motivated teams toward greater results on four continents and across the U.S. When he’s not speaking or writing, David continues to research and consult through Horsager Leadership. He also serves as an Adjunct Professor of Organizational Leadership for Bethel University’s graduate program. View Guest page

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Andrea Howe

Andrea Howe is part of the leadership team of Trusted Advisor Associates and also the founder and President of BossaNova Consulting Group. A veteran consultant and seminar leader, Andrea specializes in serving global professional services firms. View Guest page

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Robert F. Hurley

Dr. Robert F. Hurley is an award-winning Professor at Fordham University and President of Hurley Associates. He has been a core faculty member in Columbia Business School's Leading and Managing People Program for the past 15 years. He has consulted for such organizations as NASA, Avon Products, IBM, Mercedes Benz, State Farm Insurance, Kraft Foods, and Kinkos. He is the author of a new book The Decision to Trust: How Leaders Create High-Trust Organizations . View Guest page

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David Hutchens

David Hutchens is a bestselling author whose books series, known as The Learning Fables, have been translated into more than a dozen languages. A former advertising copywriter, David has designed learning programs for Wal-Mart, IBM, The Coca-Cola Company, Nike, FranklinCovey, and many more. View Guest page

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Mitch Jackson

Mitch Jackson develops the sustainability strategy and vision to ensure that FedEx minimizes its environmental footprint while still delivering outstanding customer service. With FedEx for more than 20 years, Mitch was named to the 2010 Top 100 Thought Leaders in Trustworthy Business Behavior by Trust Across America. He is a past chairman of the Global Environmental Management Initiative. View Guest page

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Michael Josephson

Michael Josephson is one of the nation’s most respected speakers and consultants in the field of ethics and character in business and the workplace. He has received America’s Prize for Integrity presented by former President Ronald Reagan. In 1987, he sold his business and resigned his professorship to found the Joseph & Edna Josephson Institute of Ethics, a nonprofit organization named in honor of his parents. Mr. Josephson serves as the Institute’s president without salary. Employing Mr. Josephson’s practical understanding of business and leadership and his groundbreaking insights and strategies about ethics in the workplace, the Josephson Institute has assisted corporations, government agencies, and professionals in politics, education, healthcare, law, sports, the military, and the nonprofit community by assessing vulnerabilities and devising strategies to create sustainable ethical cultures. He also conducts executive programs to enhance effective and ethical decision-making. View Guest page

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Bob Junk

Bob Junk is Local Economy Manager for Fay Penn Economic Council, representing Fayette County, Pennsylvania. Fay Penn’s mission is to maintain and increase employment opportunities (jobs) in Fayette County in an effort to improve the quality of life for all of its residents. They also work with farmers to improve their direct marketing to the consumers. Before Bob was at Fay Penn he was the President of Pennsylvania’s Farmers Union for 10 years and had the opportunity to meet many different types of livestock and poultry farmers throughout the state. Fay Penn is a member of the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition. View Guest page

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Rick Kash

Rick Kash is the founder and CEO of The Cambridge Group, one of the premier consulting firms in the United States. He is also the author of The New Law of Demand and Supply, which was named one of the top ten business books of 2002 by Amazon.com. An acknowledged expert on demand, Kash consults to some of the world’s most successful businesses, serves on a number of boards of directors, and is a frequent public speaker. View Guest page

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Caitlin Kelly

Caitlin Kelly’s new book, a look at life behind the cash wrap, is “Malled: My Unintentional Career In Retail”. Kelly is a first-rate researcher and storyteller.” A regular contributor to The New York Times since 1990, she has written for USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Glamour, More, and other publications in Canada and Europe. View Guest page

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Barbara Kimmel

Barbara Kimmel is Executive Director of Trust Across America. She is a former consultant to McKinsey and a marketing executive who has run her own firm, Next Decade, Inc. a marketing consulting and publishing company for the past twenty years. Trust Across America is a program of Next Decade. Barbara will discuss the new program and review some of the highlights of their study Measuring Trustworthy Business Behavior. View Guest page

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Mike Kipp

Mike Kipp has seen trust both at work and on holiday in corporate, governmental and nonprofit settings as state commissioner, president of two managed care firms and an advisor to leaders. He is an author and speaker on strategy and governance and a director of I-DENTI-FIED, American Home Bank, the Albert Schweitzer Fellowship, Insparisk, and Hope International Capital Corporation. Mike manages GovernBest, the strategy and governance advisory arm of Kipp & Associates. View Guest page

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Jeff Klein

Jeff Klein, author of Working for Good: Making a Difference While Making a Living, serves as CEO + Activator for Working for Good, LLC, where he is the lead producer and process facilitator of the company’s Cause Alliance Marketing campaigns, based on the model he developed over the last decade working with organizations including the Esalen Institute and the National Geographic Society. Jeff is a founding director of Conscious Capitalism, Inc. an organization co-founded by John Mackey, CEO of Whole Foods Market View Guest page

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Paul Klein

Paul Klein is an expert in all aspects of corporate social responsibility and community investment. Paul founded Impakt in 2001 to help corporations and non-profit organizations improve the performance of community investments and is considered a pioneer in the area of corporate social responsibility. Paul’s work with corporations includes helping clients such as De Beers, Pfizer, McKesson, National Bank, RONA, sanofi-aventis, and 3M to improve the business value of this increasingly important aspect of their business. Paul has also helped many leading non-profit organizations to increase profile and revenue through partnership with corporations. Paul writes a blog about corporate responsibility and hosts a web series called Conversations about Corporate Social Responsibility for Canadian Business Magazine and has written extensively on the topic of corporate responsibility for publications in Canada and the United States. View Guest page

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Scott Klinger

Scott Klinger is Tax Policy Director for the American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC) and Business for a Shared Prosperity. Scott has been front and center in the important discussions about how our tax system must evolve to match a modern world with true economic democracy. Scott has worked in varied aspects of the corporate social responsibility movement for 25 years. He began his career as a securities analyst and portfolio manager, earning a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charter. He went on to work in the advocacy community as Co-Director of Responsible Wealth, a network of high net worth individuals who together worked for greater economic equality, including preserving the estate tax and controlling excessive executive pay. He assisted Responsible Wealth members in filing more than 100 shareholder resolutions and co-led an innovative cross-class partnership between members of Responsible Wealth and members of ACORN to address pernicous predatory lending practices. He was also Director of Research for Corporate Accountability International and Director of Corporate Engagement for First Peoples Worldwide, an organization that supports the rights of Indigenous Peoples throughout the world. View Guest page

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Frank Knapp

Frank Knapp, a tireless advocate for small businesses, co-founded The SC Small Business Chamber of Commerce, and is dedicated to promoting small businesses at the state and local government levels. View Guest page

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Josh Knauer

Josh Knauer is President & CEO of Rhiza Labs, a company that makes business intelligence analyticc software, He has been a social entrepreneur for the past 20 years, creating and leading successful organizations in both the non-profit and for-profit sectors. His ability to spot emerging trends in technology and how they can be used for the betterment of society and the environment have caused him to be considered a leading expert in the field. In Spring of 2010, Josh was appointed by the Obama Administration to a working group of President Obama’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology. He’s been featured in Time, Fortune, Newsweek and Wired magazines, and was even named a New Media Hero by the Utne Reader. Josh has led the MAYA Design’s Information Commons project. founded and served as CEO of Green Marketplace, a clearing-house for socially and environmentally responsible products, services and information, whic founded and served as Executive Director of the EnviroLink Network, a nonprofit foundation dedicated to helping organizations adopt emerging technologies, and was one of the first .orgs on the Internet. he currently serves on the following Boards of Directors: • Social Venture Network • Institute for Global Communications • EnviroLink Network • Rhiza Labs • Call2Action View Guest page

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Nancy F. Koehn

Nancy F. Koehn is a Harvard historian who inspires solutions to today’s issues by examining lessons from the past. She currently holds the James E. Robison chair of Business Administration, and her research focuses on entrepreneurial leadership and how leaders, past and present, craft lives of purpose, worth, and impact. Koehn has appeared on "Good Morning America," CNBC's "Moneywheel," "Nightly Business Report," and others. Her most recent work “The Story of American Business: From the Pages of The New York Times.” View Guest page

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David R. Koenig

David R. Koenig is the author of Governance Reimagined: Organizational Design, Risk and Value Creation (John Wiley & Sons, 2012). Recognition of his work on governance, risk management, and innovative management concepts includes selection as a winner of the inaugural (2010) Management Innovation eXchange’s M-Prize competition – Reinventing Leadership. He was chosen as the recipient of the 2008 Higher Standard Award - the top honor of the Professional Risk Managers' International Association (PRMIA) , and in 2007, he was named by his industry peers as one of the first 100 members of the Risk Who’s Who international honorary society. During the past 25 years, he has launched start-up enterprises, new departments within existing companies, as well as non-profit initiatives. His past accountabilities include the management of complex multi-billion dollar portfolios, executive officer, and board fiduciary duties. Koenig has been a featured speaker at over 70 events on four continents. View Guest page

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Jill Konrath

Charles H. Green, founder of Trusted Advisor Associates guest hosts with guests Jill Konrath, an internationally-recognized sales expert and the bestselling author of Selling to Big Companies and SNAP Selling (May 2010). Her first book has been an Amazon top seller for 4+ years. Fortune magazine selected her book as one of 8 "must read" sales books along with classics such as How to Win Friends & Influence People. View Guest page

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Nir Kossovsky

Dr. Nir Kossovsky is a leading authority on business process risk, reputation and enterprise value. Currently he is CEO of Steel City Re providing headline risk mitigation solutions. He is also executive secretary of the Intangible Asset Finance Society. A seasoned speaker and author, he writes IAM magazine’s reputation series. His most recent book is Mission: Intangible. Managing risk and reputation to create enterprise value. His academic degrees include an MBA, MD, and a BA in Philosophy. View Guest page

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Jim Kouzes

Jim Kouzes is the Dean’s Executive Professor of Leadership, Leavey School of Business, Santa Clara University and coauthor with Barry Posner of the award-winning book, The Leadership Challenge, with over 2 million copies sold. Jim and Barry have co-authored over thirty other books, as well as the top-selling off-the-shelf leadership assessment in the world, the Leadership Practices Inventory (LPI). The Wall Street Journal named Jim as one of the ten best executive educators in the U.S. View Guest page

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Dean Krehmeyer

Trust Across America’s March 2012 Thought Leader is Executive Director Business Roundtable Institute for Corporate Ethics. Dean Krehmeyer's contribution bridges the corporate and academic worlds, ensuring that leading research about trust gets translated into practice-and that leading practice becomes ingrained into academic research. He is the co-author of "Breaking the Short-Term Cycle: Discussion and Recommendations on How Corporate Leaders, Asset Managers, Investors, and Analysts Can Refocus on Long-Term Value." View Guest page

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Deb Krizmanich

Deb Krizmanich, CEO & Founder Powernoodle Inc. After 25 years of facilitating strategy and design sessions while holding senior positions with tech companies like IBM, Deb could not find a tool to help her collaborate with her clients and partners from around the world. If Deb can’t find a solution, she designs one. And so Powernoodle was created. View Guest page

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Kevin Kruse

Kevin Kruse is a successful entrepreneur and co-author of the New York Times, Wall Street Journal and USA Today bestselling book, We: How to Increase Performance and Profits Through Full Engagement. Based on real-world experience and surveys of over 10 million workers it reveals how leaders who foster an environment for Growth, Recognition and Trust will generate massive emotional commitment and buy-in from team members. He is currently an investor and board member of Team Capital Bank and member of the Delaware Crossing angel investor group. View Guest page

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John Kuypers

John Kuypers is an organizational performance & leadership expert. He is the author of three books including the recently published, “Would You Rather Be Right…or Successful? How Flexible Leaders Win in the 21st Century.” John helps leaders achieve productivity and performance gains by changing how decision-making authority is shared. The result is a new accountability built on openness and trust. John is the president of Performance Shift Leadership Tools, a Toronto-based consulting firm. View Guest page

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Pär Larshans

Pär Larshans is Director of Sustainability at Max Hamburger Restaurants, a Swedish family owned fast-food company founded in 1968. He is a frequent speaker on topics including leadership, sustainability and human rights. For the next 4 years Pär will be a part of a research team that will try to define robust principles for a socially sustainable society. Pärs work within Max has also lead to recognition including The Green Award in London in 2009 for the importance of “putting the carbon on the menu and by that being an example for the world”. Rob Peters runs the "Standard of Trust" assisting leaders and businesses that have intangible services/products in growing their revenue through the capture, measurement, and management of relationship capital. Rob performed a 5 year IT Executive Leadership Survey for DePaul University. 98% of CIO's stated that building marketing, selling, and communicating their IT organization's value to the business was something they did not do well. View Guest page

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Chris Laszlo

Chris Laszlo, PhD, is an Associate Professor teaching strategy and sustainability at the Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University where he is also the Faculty Research Director of the Fowler Center for Sustainability Value. He is the co-author of Embedded Sustainability: the Next Big Competitive Advantage His work over the last decade has helped launch mainstream management approaches to sustainability for value and profit. Chris is the managing partner and co-founder of Sustainable Value Partners, a sustainability strategy consulting firm. View Guest page

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Patrick Lencioni

Our April Thought Leaders Series features Patrick Lencioni, a NY Times bestselling author, speaker and consultant with over two decades of experience working with CEOs and their executive teams. He is founder and president of The Table Group, a consulting firm dedicated to building healthy organizations, and the author of many bestselling books including The Five Dysfunctions of a Team, which continues to be a weekly fixture on national bestseller lists; his books have sold over three million copies. His latest book released in March is The Advantage: Why Organizational Health Trumps Everything Else in Business. He has been a keynote speaker with George Bush Sr., Jack Welch, Rudy Guiliani, Bill Clinton, and General Colin Powell. Lencioni has worked with thousands of senior executives in organizations ranging from Fortune 500 corporations and professional sports teams to universities and nonprofits. View Guest page

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David Levine

David Levine, CEO, American Sustainable Business Council, has directed Sustainable Economies at the Environmental Health Fund, catalyzing interest and development of innovative sustainable materials, products, and businesses. View Guest page

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Greg Link

Greg Link is Co-founder, President and CDO (Chief Deal-making Officer) of CoveyLink, a boutique consultancy committed to influencing influencers to grow their careers and their organizations at the SPEED of TRUST™. Link, his business partner Stephen M. R. Covey, and the team at The Speed of Trust Practice equip people and organizations to transform toxic relationships, teams, and organizational cultures and to harness high trust as a performance multiplier. Link convincingly challenges the age-old assumption that trust is merely a soft, social virtue and demonstrates that trust is a hard-edged, economic driver—a learnable and measurable skill that makes organizations more profitable, people more promotable, and relationships more energizing. Link is a sought-after advisor and speaker. He is the co-author with Stephen M.R. Covey of the new book Smart Trust: Creating Prosperity, Energy, and Joy in a Low-Trust World. View Guest page

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Linda Locke

Linda Locke has deep, global expertise in corporate reputation management. She created and led the global corporate reputation practice for MasterCard Worldwide as Group Head and Senior Vice President, reporting to the Chief Marketing Office, until she retired recently after 14 years. She is a respected strategist, speaker, and innovator who started a corporate reputation consulting firm in 2010 after over 20 years in financial services and 30+ years in strategic communications. She is a leader in using business intelligence to predict and mitigate eroding levels of trust. View Guest page

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Eric Lowitt

Eric Lowitt is a student and teacher of strategy and sustainability. Eric held several competitive strategy and market research positions with Fidelity, led Accenture’s sustainability research program, and served as Specialist Master in Deloitte Consulting LLP’s sustainability practice. His first book on the topic, The Future of Value: How Sustainability Creates Value Through Competitive Differentiation will be published by Jossey-Bass in September 2011. View Guest page

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Ron Luyet

Ron Luyet and Celeste Blackman are cofounders of the Green Zone Culture Group dedicated to building workplaces where trust, emotional commitment and collaboration thrive. We call these positive cultures Green Zones, resulting in increased productivity and performance by fostering commitment over compliance, safety over fear, openness over withholding, accountability over blame, and awareness over willful blindness. This is where trust, high performance and sustainability live. They do this by helping leaders and managers build the personal mastery and social intelligence skills that are key to building relationship capitol; the currency for success in today’s interdependent marketplace. Using the best in adult learning, behavioral psychology, neuroscience and neurobiology, Ron and Celeste provide experiences that challenge old models of thinking and unexamined beliefs, resulting in more productive green zone attitudes and behaviors. View Guest page

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Robert Porter Lynch

Robert Porter Lynch has spent the last twenty-five years formulating the best-practice design architecture of organizational synergy – how exceptional leaders energize collaboration to produce sustainable innovation in teams, alliances, and acquisitions. He has written several ground-breaking books on strategic alliances. His latest is Trusted to Lead: How Leaders Unlock the Code to Prosperity & Profits. View Guest page

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Chris MacDonald

Chris MacDonald, Ph.D., is a Visiting Professor at the Ted Rogers School of Management in Toronto, Canada. The focus of his teaching is primarily Business Ethics, though he is also the co-author of a best-selling textbook on Critical Thinking. He has published widely in business ethics, professional ethics, health-care ethics and moral philosophy. He has twice been named by Trust Across America to its list of the “Top 100 Thought Leaders in Trustworthy Business Behavior” and has been declared one of the “100 Most Influential People in Business Ethics,” by Ethisphere Magazine, four years in a row. For more than 6 years, he has been the author of The Business Ethics Blog (www.BusinessEthicsBlog.com), the world’s #1 blog on that topic. View Guest page

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Fran Maier

Fran Maier has helped grow TRUSTe to certify the privacy practices of 3,000+ websites. As President she brings to the table over 15 years of experience building consumer brands and enhancing consumer trust online, notably as a founder of Match.com. Fran holds a BA & MBA from Stanford University and in 2009 won a Stevie Award for Women in Business for Best Executive. Fran has spoken before numerous audiences including Congress, the Federal Trade Commission and the US Dept of Commerce. View Guest page

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Simon Mainwaring

Simon Mainwaring is the founder and CEO of WeFirst, a branding firm specializing in the integration of profit and purpose. He is a member of the AdAge Power 150, the GMI Digital Advisory Board, and TED. In WE FIRST he explains why we now have more power than ever before to transform our economic system to put market forces to work for a better and more contributory “We First” world. View Guest page

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Elsie Maio

Elsie has been a prescient voice for the role of business in society for more than 20 years. Leaders around the world use Elsie’s SoulBranding℠ toolkit to profitably align business operations with the human values of their stakeholders View Guest page

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Alice Tepper Marlin

Alice Tepper Marlin serves as the President of Social Accountability International (SAI), a global standards-setting organization dedicated to improving workplaces and communities. SAI provides substantial capacity building services for its SA8000 standard, which is designed by a multi-stakeholder Advisory Board to assure decent workplaces and excellent human resource management worldwide. View Guest page

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Edward Marshall

Edward Marshall is a Senior Partner in Organizational Leadership at the Center for Creative Leadership in Greensboro, NC. His career spans more than 30 years as an expert in collaboration, leadership development, team and organizational transformation, and as an executive coach. Edward has helped his clients design and implement more than 200 change projects, ranging from a strategic alliance at Marriott International worth $2.5 billion, to the cultural transformation of a 400 person department. Mr. Marshall’s trust work focuses on creating and coaching collaborative executive teams. His latest book is Building Trust at the Speed of Change. View Guest page

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Paula Marshall

Paula Marshall became CEO of the Bama Companies, her family’s business, in 1984, and has been honored with the Malcolm Baldrige Award. She has grown the large scale baked goods manufacturer, from 1 to 5 plants. Bama’s customers include McDonalds, Pizza Hut and Wal-Mart. Her new book, Finding the Soul of Big Business, deals with changing the American business model to incorporate more humanistic processes and trust in the workplace. View Guest page

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Michael Maslansky

Michael Maslansky is one of corporate America’s leading communications and research strategists. As president and CEO of Luntz, Maslansky Strategic Research, he advises leading corporations, industry associations, major litigation practices and non-profit organizations on what to say, how to say it and, most importantly, why it matters. His clients include Starbucks, eBay, Bank of America and Microsoft and he has appeared on CNN and Fox News. View Guest page

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David Maxfield

David Maxfield is the coauthor of two New York Times bestsellers, Change Anything: The New Science of Personal Success and Influencer: The Power to Change Anything. David has taught at Stanford University and the Marriott School of Management at Brigham Young University. David is the recipient of the Motorola University’s Distinguished Teaching Award. David is also the vice president of research at VitalSmarts, an innovator in corporate training and organizational performance. VitalSmarts has consulted with more than 300 of the Fortune 500. View Guest page

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Geoffrey Mazullo

Geoffrey Mazullo is Principal of Emerging Markets ESG and Adjunct Professor at the School of American Law (SAL) in Gdansk and in Wroclaw, Poland. Following studies of diplomacy, economics and political science in Washington, DC; Krakow, Poland, Berlin and London, Geoffrey worked as a corporate governance analyst, first with Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) and later with Investor Responsibility Research Center (IRRC). View Guest page

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Don McCabe

Don McCabe is a widely published Professor of Management & Global Business at Rutgers. Over the last 19 years he has extensively researched college cheating, surveying over 175,000 students at 190+ colleges & universities in the U.S. & Canada, and 28,000 high school students in the US during the past six years. He is founding president of the Center for Academic Integrity, a consortium of over 350 colleges & universities based at Clemson University who promote academic integrity among college & university students. View Guest page

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Jason Michaud

Jason Michaud is owner of LOCAL and Redhill Restaurant in Los Angeles, and a member of the Restaurant Opportunities Center. Jason is committed not just to local produce and sustainable environmental practices but to paying employees a living wage and using fair labor practices. And he thinks his business is stronger because of it. View Guest page

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Philip Mirvis

Philip Mirvis is an organizational psychologist whose research and private practice concerns large-scale organizational change, corporate citizenship, and the character of the workforce/workplace. He is a senior research fellow at the Centers for Corporate Citizenship and Work & Aging, Boston College. He has authored/edited ten books, including The Cynical Americans. His latest works are about developing a leadership community, To the Desert and Back, and business in society, Beyond Good Company: Next Generation Corporate Citizenship. Mark Chussil is Founder and CEO of Advanced Competitive Strategies, and author of Marvelous Techniques: Essays on Going Beyond Strategy as We’ve Known It. and Nice Start: Questions Only You Can Answer to Create the Life Only You Can Live. Mark lectures and consults globally on strategic thinking, business war games, and strategy simulation. He’s appeared in Fast Company &The Wall Street Journal. He earned his MBA at Harvard and his BA at Yale. View Guest page

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Aneil Mishra

Aneil Mishra is Professor and Director of Exec Education for the School of Human Resources & Labor Relations at Michigan State. He is an internationally known thought leader and consultant in trust and leadership. He develops executive programs in leadership and organizational development with a number of leading companies around the world. Aneil and Karen Mishra wrote the book Trust is Everything – Become the Leader Others Will Follow in 2008. A 2011 sequel is scheduled. View Guest page

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Karen Mishra

Karen Mishra is clinical professor in the Broad College of Business at Michigan State University. Karen’s research focuses on how organizations build trust with employees through internal communication. She consults with companies in the areas of change management, marketing, sales, and is an executive coach. Karen managed the $75 million Pepsi-Cola account for JCI before getting her Ph.D. She is writing her second book on trustworthy leadership for Routledge Press. View Guest page

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Tim Mohin

Author of Changing Business from the Inside Out: A Treehugger’s Guide to Working in Corporations, Tim Mohin is the Director of Corporate Responsibility at Advanced Micro Devices (AMD). Prior to AMD, Tim initiated and led Apple’s Supplier Responsibility program. He also led the environmental team for Intel Corporation and worked for ten years in the US government with the Senate and the EPA. Tim has a Bachelor’s degree from the State University of New York at Cortland and a Master’s degree from Duke University. View Guest page

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Terry Mollner

A Founder and Chair of StakeHolders Capital, Inc., a common good and socially responsible asset management firm based in Amherst, MA. A pioneer of the socially responsible investment industry, he is one of the founders of the Calvert Family of Social Investment Mutual Funds, one of the largest such firms with over $6 billion under management and the first funds with the full panoply of social screens. He is also one of the founders of the Calvert Foundation that has raised over $550 million, and investing in microloan programs, social enterprises, and low-income housing programs around the world. Since 1973 he has been the founder, chair, and Executive Director of Trusteeship Institute, Inc., a think tank and consulting firm that focuses on assisting others and organizations to go to the next layer of human maturation described in his soon to be published book, The Love Skill: We Are Mastering the 7 Layers of Human Maturation. View Guest page

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Robert Monks

Robert Monks is a pioneering shareholder activist and corporate governance adviser who has written widely about shareholder rights & responsibility, corporate impact on society and global corporate issues. His most recent book is Corporate Valuation (with Alexandra Lajoux). Mr. Monks was a founder of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS), now the leading corporate governance consulting firm. He also co-founded The Corporate Library (now Governance Metrics International). View Guest page

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Sherwyn Morreale

Sherwyn Morreale, Ph.D is Director of Graduate Studies in Communication at University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. She has authored or co-authored 22 articles in national and regional journals, 14 books and monographs, and 14 book chapters. She is co-author of a new book Building the High Trust Organization: Five Key Dimensions of Trust.. She also is the 2010 recipient of the National Communication Association’s highest award for outstanding service to the communication discipline. View Guest page

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Jacquelyn Ottman

Jacquelyn Ottman is the founder and president of J. Ottman Consulting, Inc. For over 20 years, she has helped over 60 of the Fortune 500 including IBM, 3M, HSBC, and Nike, as well as the US EPA’s Energy Star® label find competitive advantage by leveraging green marketing and eco-innovation strategies. Ms. Ottman is the author of Green Marketing: Opportunity for Innovation. Her next book, The New Rules of Green Marketing is slated for Fall 2010. View Guest page

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Alex Pattakos

Alex Pattakos, Ph.D., is a "Modern-Day Greek Philosopher" and internationally-recognized leader focused on bringing meaning to work, the workplace, and into everyday life. Alex is the author of Prisoners of Our Thoughts, which includes a foreword by Dr. Stephen Covey. He is a co-founder of The OPA Way!®, a philosophy of living inspired by and based on Greek culture, whose mission is to help people live and work with Meaning. View Guest page

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Mike Paul

Mike Paul has over 20 years experience in strategic PR, corporate communications, crisis PR, government relations and reputation management. He is known global as The Reputation Doctor, a nickname given to him over 15 years ago by a client. He is the president and senior counselor of MGP & Associates PR (MGP). BusinessWeek magazine named Mike "the Master of Disaster" for his counsel of global corporations in crises. He is interviewed weekly by top national and international T.V., radio and print news organizations including CNN, BBC, MSNBC, CNBC, ABC, NBC, CBS, Fox News and many others. View Guest page

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Rand Pearsall

Rand Pearsall is President of Global Problem Solvers, a marketing and advertising consultancy. He has led corporate reputation and branding efforts for BASF, Toyota, Canon and Siemens and was a founding partner of Oasis Advertising which he grew to $60 million in revenue before being acquired by global giant Dentsu. He is a trustee of the Children’s Specialized Hospital Foundation and sits on its marketing committee. View Guest page

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Rob Peters

Rob Peters runs the "Standard of Trust" assisting leaders and businesses that have intangible services/products in growing their revenue through the capture, measurement, and management of relationship capital. Rob performed a 5 year IT Executive Leadership Survey for DePaul University. 98% of CIO's stated that building marketing, selling, and communicating their IT organization's value to the business was something they did not do well. View Guest page

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Robert B. Pojasek

Robert B. Pojasek, Ph.D., is the sustainability practice leader at Capaccio Environmental Engineering and an internationally recognized expert on the topic of business sustainability and process improvement. With 38 years experience working with a diverse range of manufacturing and service sectors, non-government organizations and governments, Bob has helped organizations plan and implement sustainability programs that operate at the local level. View Guest page

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Lew Prince

Lew Prince is an owner of Vintage Vinyl, an epic independent record store in St. Louis, Missouri, and active in the organizations Business for Shared Prosperity and American Sustainable Business Council. Prince says, “Local businesses compete by being part of the community — from hiring our neighbors to sponsoring youth leagues — and by providing service that gigantic multinational chains with their feed-more-profits-to-headquarters policies cannot match. To do this, I need well-trained, long-term employees. I have to pay them more to keep them. My customers know my employees and are loyal to my business because of them.” View Guest page

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Dennis S. Reina

Dennis S. Reina, Ph.D., along with his life and business partner, Dr. Michelle Reina, is a speaker, author and principal of the organizational development research and consulting firm, The Reina Trust Building Institute. He works with leaders and organizations that want to build trust to drive business results. Co-author of the award winning, business bestseller, Trust & Betrayal in the Workplace: Building Effective Relationships in Your Organization, his work has served such organizations: Aetna, American Express, AstraZeneca, Boeing, Ben & Jerry’s, Harvard University, Johnson & Johnson. His work has been featured in the Wall St Journal, NY Times & Time Magazine. View Guest page

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Barry Rellaford

Barry Rellaford is the author with David Hutchens of A Slice of Trust: The Leadership Secret with the Hot & Fruity Filling, and features a foreword by Stephen M.R. Covey. He is a co-founder and Senior Consultant with FranklinCovey’s Global Speed of Trust practice. He worked closely with Stephen M. R. Covey to develop the Leading at the Speed of Trust content and training offerings. View Guest page

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L. J. Rittenhouse

L. J. Rittenhouse is president of Rittenhouse Rankings Inc. an investor relations company that advises managements on strengthening corporate candor in order to improve execution and financial valuation. The Rittenhouse Rankings annual survey is the world's only benchmark to correlate financial performance with CEO Candor. She is the author of Buffett’s Bites and Do Business with People You Can Trust, both featured selections at the Berkshire Hathaway annual shareholder meeting. View Guest page

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Bob Rosen

Bob Rosen is the founder, Chairman, and CEO of Healthy Companies International. An internationally recognized psychologist, best-selling author, researcher, and CEO adviser, he combines his knowledge, skills, and experience to help top executives understand, develop, and lead healthy, profitable, and sustainable organizations. He’s interviewed or worked with more than 250 CEOs in 35 countries. He is the co-author of The Catalyst (2009). View Guest page

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Leslie Gaines Ross

Dr. Leslie Gaines Ross is the Chief Reputation Strategist at Weber Shandwick’s global reputation consulting services and proprietary thought leadership development. She is the architect of groundbreaking, award-winning research into CEO and corporate reputation, executive team reputation, leadership transitions, corporate rankings, and reputation sustainability and recovery. View Guest page

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Carol Sanford

Carol Sanford is on a mission to create a better world, and she believes that business can and will play a major role in accomplishing that. “Responsibility will be in the DNA of the business and everyone will participate to make a real difference.” Carol has been leading major consulting change efforts in both Fortune 500 and new economy businesses for more than 30 years. She is the author of The Responsible Business: Reimagining Sustainability and Success. View Guest page

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Joe Scarlett

Joe Scarlett is the retired Chairman of Tractor Supply Company and Founder of the Scarlett Leadership Institute in Franklin, TN. The Institute is passionately committed to improving business leadership skills with a strong emphasis on ethical behavior. Scarlett held leadership roles at Tractor Supply Company from 1979 until his retirement at the end of 2007. During his ten plus years as CEO, the company’s revenues quadrupled and the price of its stock increased ten-fold. View Guest page

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BRUCE SCHLEIN

BRUCE SCHLEIN is VP of Sustainability at Citi where he works with Citi business and operations units to identify and develop solutions for emerging environmental issues and opportunities, with a focus on climate change and clean energy. Bruce co-leads an internal working group on energy efficiency financing. Part of the interview will be conducted by Nikos Avlonas, President of the Centre for Sustainability and Excellence. View Guest page

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Bob Schoultz

Bob Schoultz spent 30 years as a Navy SEAL and commanded Seals at all level up to Captain. During his career, he also taught at the Naval War College and Naval Academy, and completed a nine month Fellowship at the Center for Military Ethics. He is an instructor for the National Outdoor Leadership School and is on their Advisory Council. Since 2005 he has been Director of the Master of Science in Global Leadership Program in the Business School at the University of San Diego. View Guest page

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Elliot Schreiber

Elliot Schreiber had a successful, 30-year career as a chief marketing and communications officer, academic and consultant in the US and Canada, and then became clinical professor of marketing and executive director of the Center for Corporate Reputation Management at Drexel University’s LeBow College of Business in Philadelphia. He also runs his own consulting firm, Brand and Reputation Management LLC. View Guest page

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Jeffrey L. Seglin

Jeffrey L. Seglin is an associate professor at Emerson College. He is an ethics fellow at the Poynter Institute and was a fellow at the Center for the Study of Values in Public Life at Harvard in 1998-99. Seglin writes "The Right Thing," a weekly column on ethics syndicated by the New York Times Syndicate. He is the author of The Right Thing: Conscience, Profit and Personal Responsibility in Today’s Business, and The Good, the Bad, and Your Business: Choosing Right When Ethical Dilemmas Pull You Apart. View Guest page

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Dov Seidman

Dov Seidman kicks off our 2012 Thought Leaders Series of twelve guests joining us on the first Wednesday of each month. His career has focused on how companies and their people can operate in both a principled and profitable way. As the Founder and CEO of LRN, he has helped hundreds of companies foster ethical cultures. Today, LRN operates globally and reaches, works with, and helps shape winning organizational cultures inspired by sustainable values in hundreds of companies with over 20 million people who work in more than 100 countries around the world. Fortune Magazine called Dov the “hottest adviser on the corporate virtue circuit” and he was also named one of the “Top 60 Global Thinkers of the Last Decade” by The Economic Times. Dov is a Harvard Law School Graduate who also earned a bachelor’s and master’s degree in moral philosophy from UCLA and a BA with honors in philosophy, politics, and economics from Oxford University. View Guest page

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Nancy Settle-Murphy

Nancy Settle-Murphy, owner of Guided Insights and author of the new book: Leading Effective Virtual Teams: Overcoming Time and Distance to Achieve Exceptional Results, from CRC Press. Nancy is a renowned expert in the fields of remote collaboration, global teams, and managing wide-scale organizational change. Drawing from more than two decades of experience in facilitating the work of global teams, Nancy leads highly productive working sessions designed to efficiently and effectively tap the best thinking of key contributors working across time zones, locations, and cultures. View Guest page

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Andy Shallal

Andy Shallal is the owner of Busboys & Poets Restaurant in Washington, D.Candy believes that the need for paid sick days boils down to an issue of human rights and dignity. “Nothing speaks more for respect than when you care for someone when they’re sick.” View Guest page

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Pamela Shockley-Zalabak

Dr. Pamela Shockley-Zalabak is Chancellor and Professor of Communication at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. The author of eight books and over 100 articles and productions on organizational communication, Dr. Shockley-Zalabak’s research interests include organizational trust and cultures as they relate to organizational effectiveness. She is the co author of the recently released book Building the High Trust Organization: Five Key Dimensions of Trust. View Guest page

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JOE SIBILIA

JOE SIBILIA is founder and CEO of Meadowbrook Lane Capital, described by the Wall Street Journal as a “socially responsible investment bank” specializing in turning values into valuation. He is also the CEO of CSRwire.com, (www.csrwire.com), the social responsibility newswire service that distributes corporate social responsibility/sustainability news to journalists, analysts, investors, activists, academics, public relations and investor relations professionals worldwide. Joe recently co-authored Street Smart Sustainability: The Entrepreneur's Guide to Profitably Greening Your Organization's DNA. View Guest page

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George Siemon

George is the C-E-I-E-I-O of Organic Valley / CROPP Cooperative and one of the nation's foremost organic agriculture advocates. He is best known for his leadership in organizing farmers and building market support for organic agriculture. His work champions an agriculture that supports family farms, humane treatment of farm animals, soil mineralization, the environment, and high-quality organic food. In 1988 George founded the Cooperative Regions of Organic Producer Pools (CROPP). Known by its brands Organic Valley and Organic Prairie, CROPP has grown to become the largest organic farming cooperative in North America. Organic Valley producers promote sustainability by farming without antibiotics, synthetic hormones, or pesticides. Their livestock herds feed on pasture, preserving landscapes and biodiversity for future generations. George was instrumental in developing the national standards for organic certification. View Guest page

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P.J. Simmons

P.J. Simmons is the Chair of the Corporate EcoForum. He has worked as a sustainability analyst, strategist, and bridge-builder. After serving as a researcher on environmental affairs at the National Security Council, he founded the Wilson Center’s Environmental Change & Security Program, the Carnegie Endowment’s Managing Global Issues program, and the Rockefeller Brothers Fund’s U.S. in the World program. P.J. served twice as the Clinton Global Initiative Deputy Chair for Energy & Climate Change. View Guest page

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Tony Simons

Tony Simons is the president of Integrity Dividend LLC, where he teaches people, groups and companies how to excel through integrity. An in-demand speaker, trainer and coach, he is the author of The Integrity Dividend: Leading by the Power of Your Word. He is a professor of management and leadership at Cornell University’s Hotel School since 1993, when he earned a Ph.D from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management. Tony is a certified firewalk instructor. http://integritydividend.com. View Guest page

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Peter Sims

Peter Sims is an author, speaker, and entrepreneur. He was the coauthor with Bill George of True North, the Wall Street Journal and BusinessWeek best-selling book. His next book, Little Bets: How Breakthrough Ideas Emerge from Small Discoveries describes a set of simple and highly effective yet often counter-intuitive methods used by the best creative producers across a broad array of endeavors including the architect Frank Gehry, Army counterinsurgency strategists, Pixar filmmakers, stand-up comedians, and expert entrepreneurs. View Guest page

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Aman Singh

Aman Singh is Vault.com's Corporate Responsibility Editor and the author of Vault's CSR blog: In Good Company. A former journalist with The Wall Street Journal, she focuses on corporate responsibility, sustainability practices, diversity & women leadership in the workplace, and how increasing debate and engagement of these practices translates into recruitment and strategic development at companies. She is a syndicated blogger for Forbes CSR Blog and a contributor to CNBC's Executive Careers blog. View Guest page

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Raj Sisodia

Raj Sisodia (Ph. D. in Marketing from Columbia University) is Professor of Marketing at Bentley University and Founder/Chairman of the Conscious Capitalism Institute. In 2003, he was cited as one of the world’s “50 Leading Marketing Thinkers.” He was honored with Bentley’s Award for Excellence in Scholarship in 2007 and the Innovation in Teaching Award in 2008. His book Firms of Endearment: How World Class Companies Profit from Passion & Purpose was named a top ten business book of 2007 by Amazon. View Guest page

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Andrew Sobel

Andrew Sobel www.andrewsobel.com is the leading authority on client relationships and the skills and strategies required to earn enduring client loyalty. One of the most widely published authors in the world on business relationships, he is a consultant to major services firms worldwide. Andrew is the author of the recently published All for One: 10 Strategies for Building Trusted Client Partnerships—which was voted one of the top 10 professional services sales and marketing books of the decade—as well as the business bestsellers Clients for Life and Making Rain. His articles and work have appeared in publications such as the New York Times, USA Today, and the Harvard Business Review. View Guest page

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John Spence

Making the very complex...awesomely simple” is no mere catch phrase, it is truly John Spence’s mission in life. He is a leading authority in the areas of Strategic Thinking, High-Performance Teams, Advanced Leadership Development, and Delivering Consistently Superior Customer Service, making him one of the most highly sought after executive educators and professional speakers in America. John is also the author of “Excellence by Design – the six key characteristics of outstanding leaders” and “Awesomely Simple – essential business strategies for turning ideas into action”. View Guest page

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Dave Stangis

Dave Stangis is VP of CSR and Sustainability for the Campbell Soup Company. Campbell's is the world's largest soup manufacturer, and comprises other brands such as Pepperidge Farm, V8, Pace, Prego and Swanson. Dave is responsible for designing and leading Campbell’s overarching CSR/Sustainability strategy. Since arriving at Campbell Soup, the company has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes, the 100 Best Corporate Citizens List and as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies. View Guest page

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Art Stewart

Art Stewart, MPM, is a consultant, educator, and purveyor of a strategic framework - the 'New Responsibility Paradigm'. His Washington-DC firm helps organizations and their leaders redefine their competitiveness to meet the demands of the reset environment and the opportunities that abound in the emerging responsibility-centric global business culture. Beginning in 2011 he will teach a custom course he designed on corporate and social responsibility at Emerson College in Boston. View Guest page

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Paul Stimers

As a K & L Gates lobbyist in regards to emerging technologies with corporations and government, Paul Stimers also helped to pass the Water for the Poor Act of 2005, which created a framework for the United States to help provide millions of people with sustainable access to safe drinking water and sanitation. View Guest page

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Robert Sutton

Robert Sutton is Professor of Management Science & Engineering at Stanford. He studies innovation, leaders and bosses, evidence-based management, the links between knowledge and organizational action, and workplace civility. His most recent book is the New York Times and BusinessWeek bestseller The No Asshole Rule: Building a Civilized Workplace and Surviving One That Isn’t. His next book Good Boss, Bad Boss: How to Be the Best…. and Survive the Worst, will be published in September 2010. Sutton was named as one of 10 “B-School All-Stars” by BusinessWeek in 2007, which they described as “professors who are influencing contemporary business thinking far beyond academia.” View Guest page

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John Swannick

John Swannick joined the European Academy of Business in Society as executive director in January 2010. Prior to this John was a corporate responsibility and stakeholder relations specialist for Lloyds Banking Group. His work included public policy, issues management, investor relations, communications and change management. He developed Lloyds’ corporate responsibility management system and corporate reporting, supporting the corporate responsibility steering group of senior executives. Since 2006, John co-leads the European Laboratory on Valuing Non-financial Performance. View Guest page

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Al Switzler

Al Switzler has helped hundreds of organizations achieve measurable change with his broad knowledge of leadership, teamwork, quality, communication, management, and motivation. Cofounder of VitalSmarts, Al has researched methods for driving rapid sustainable and measurable change in behaviors. Al is coauthor of four New York Times bestsellers, the latest being Crucial Conversations Tools for Talking When Stakes Are High. View Guest page

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Todd Thomas

Dr. L. Todd Thomas is the President of Impact Development & Consulting. He is a speaker, author, educator and coach who has given presentations in over 20 countries. Dr. Thomas has coached and consulted with over 3000 leaders from 40 different countries. He is a member of the National Speakers Association & the International Federation of Speakers. He has been featured on Fox Business News, CNBC's Squawk Box, the Wall Street Journal, the Street.com and other media and publications. Dr. Nir Kossovsky is an authority on business process risk, reputation and enterprise value. Currently he is CEO of Steel City Re providing headline risk mitigation solutions. He is also executive secretary of the Intangible Asset Finance Society and edits the Mission:Intangible blog. A seasoned speaker and author, he writes IAM magazine’s reputation series and his most recent book is Mission: Intangible. Managing risk and reputation to create enterprise value. He resides in Pittsburgh, PA. View Guest page

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JEFFREY THOMSON

JEFFREY THOMSON is the President and CEO of the IMA, the worldwide association for accountants and financial professionals working in business - Considered an expert on risk management, and a global thought leader in the emerging area of GRC - governance, risk and compliance, Jeff has provided testimony to U.S. Congress on internal controls and risk management as it relates to Sarbanes-Oxley implementation. Jeff was included as one of the “Top 100 Most Influential People in Accounting in 2010 and 2008.” View Guest page

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Jonathan Tisch

Jonathan Tisch has devoted a lifetime to “active citizenship” that uses the power of practical creativity and grassroots participation to solve seemingly intractable problems. In Citizen You, Doing Your Part to Change the World, Tisch challenges readers to join this movement and points the way toward making our world a better place, one person and one neighborhood at a time. Tisch is co-chairman of the Board Loews Corporation, and the Chairman and CEO of its subsidiary, Loews Hotels. View Guest page

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Alex Todd

Alex Todd is a thought leader in rebuilding trust for business and architect of the Trust Enablement® Framework, a universal scheme for diagnosing and designing conditions for trust. He used this Framework to derive the Governance Lifecycle Model for identifying corporate governance styles associated with business performance and the Aspirational Corporate Governance Framework, introduced in his chapter on corporate governance best practices in the newly released book from John Wiley & Sons "Corporate Governance: A Synthesis of Theory, Research, and Practice". View Guest page

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David Vidal

David Vidal joined The Conference Board in 1997 as Director of Research, Global Corporate Citizenship. His previous career experience included the Council on Foreign Relations, Continental Insurance, the New York City Partnership, the U.S. Department of State, The New York Times and The Associated Press. View Guest page

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Liz Walker

Liz Walker is Vice President, Marketing and Business Development at Image Microsystems and leads the MicroStrate™ recycled e-waste signage business. Her white papers on marketing have appeared in publications such as Best Thinking, with a new article on MicroStrate’s life cycle analysis just published in the International Journal of Sustainable Engineering. Liz has held senior marketing positions with Patton Medical Devices, Ogilvy/CommonHealth, Merck/Schering-Plough, and Lexmark. View Guest page

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Liv Watson

Liv Watson is a Director and leads the Research and Development function at AccountAbility. Liv is widely-recognized around the world as an expert in corporate governance, financial reporting, and XBRL -- the global standard for financial information used in business reporting. She is also an accomplished writer and commentator, having been a co-author and contributing author on several books among them, XBRL for Dummies, Trust Meltdown, and the Governance, Risk and Compliance Handbook. View Guest page

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Ellen Weinreb

Ellen Weinreb, author of CSO Back Story: The New Executive in the C-Suite- The Chief Sustainability Officer, is one of the nation’s leading authorities on the sustainability profession with 15 years sustainability experience. She is the owner of executive search and consulting firm Weinreb Group with clients including Nestle Waters, Sears, and Clorox. View Guest page

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Bruce Weinstein

Bruce Weinstein, Ph.D., The Ethics Guy®, has a simple purpose in life: he wants to enrich your appreciation of ethics in everyday life and help you make the best decisions possible. He writes the column, The Ethics Guy, for Bloomberg BusinessWeek.com and is the author of the book, "Is It Still Cheating If I Don't Get Caught?", which shows teens how to make ethical decisions. View Guest page

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Bob Whipple

Bob Whipple “The Trust Ambassador” is CEO of Leadergrow Inc., a company dedicated to improving leadership in organizations. He has been named by Leadership Excellence Magazine one of the top 100 thought leaders in the country on leadership development (www.leadergrow.com). View Guest page

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Bill Wiersma

Bill Wiersma is the founder and principal of Wiersma and Associates - a management consulting and training firm. Bill is a trusted advisor to executive leadership on senior team development and organizational culture. Wiersma's new book on professionalism is changing the way professionals view themselves. He has written The Big AHA!: Breakthroughs in Resolving and Preventing Workplace Conflict and his latest The Power of Professionalism: The Seven Mind-Sets that Drive Performance and Build Trust . View Guest page

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Peter Winick

For over 20 years, Peter Winick has been enabling thought leaders, authors and gurus to monetize their content through books, keynote speaking, the creation of training services and products and consulting and assessment tools. Peter starts at the strategic stage, defines the target market, assists in the creation of the offerings and solutions and lead business development, sales and marketing of those solutions. He also helps companies use thought leadership as a strategic marketing tool that drives business results. Clients include Keith Ferrazzi, Chip Conley and Dr. Stew Friedman View Guest page

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Paul Root Wolpe, Ph.D.

Paul Root Wolpe, Ph.D. is the Asa Griggs Candler Professor of Bioethics, Raymond F. Schinazi Distinguished Research Professor of Jewish Bioethics, & the Director of the Center for Ethics at Emory University. He is also Senior Bioethicist at NASA. Dr. Wolpe is Editor-in-Chief of the American Journal of Bioethics Neuroscience. A founder of the field of neuroethics, which examines the ethical implications of neuroscience, he also writes about other emerging technologies, such as genetic engineering, nanotechnology, prosthetics, and new reproductive technologies. He is also a speaker and consultant on ethical leadership and integrity. The winner of the 2011 World Technology Network Award in Ethics, Dr. Wolpe was designated as an Atlantic Magazine “Brave Thinker of 2011,” was profiled in the Science Times of the NY Times, and has appeared on 60 Minutes. He has recorded a popular TED Talk and serves on the Committee for the Conduct of Responsible Science of the National Academies. View Guest page

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Paul J. Zak

Paul J. Zak is the founding Director of the Center for Neuroeconomics Studies and Professor of Economics, Psychology and Management at Claremont Graduate University. He is credited with the first published use of the term "neuroeconomics" and has been a vanguard in this new discipline. His lab discovered in 2004 that oxytocin allows us to determine who to trust. His current research is showing that oxytocin is responsible for virtuous behaviors, working as the brain's "moral molecule." View Guest page

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Aman Singh on Corporate Responsibility and John Kuypers on Flexible Leadership

November 17, 2010
Hosted by Barbara Brooks Kimmel, Producer

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Aman Singh is Vault.com's Corporate Responsibility Editor and the author of Vault's CSR blog: In Good Company. A former journalist with The Wall Street Journal, she focuses on corporate responsibility, sustainability practices, diversity & women leadership in the workplace, and how increasing debate and engagement of these practices translates into recruitment and strategic development at companies. She is a syndicated blogger for Forbes CSR Blog and a contributor to CNBC's Executive Careers blog. John Kuypers is an organizational performance & leadership expert. He is the author of three books including the recently published, “Would You Rather Be Right…or Successful? How Flexible Leaders Win in the 21st Century.” John helps leaders achieve productivity and performance gains by changing how decision-making authority is shared. The result is a new accountability built on openness and trust. John is the president of Performance Shift Leadership Tools, a Toronto-based consulting firm.

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Trust Across America, Trust Around the World

Wednesday at 9 AM Pacific Time on VoiceAmerica Variety Channel

Our show is produced by Barbara Kimmel, and often hosted by leading experts in the fields mentioned above. Trust Across America is broadcast live every Wednesday at 9 AM Pacific Time on the VoiceAmerica Variety Channel.

Get involved-and stay involved. The Trust Across America website, www.trustacrossamerica.com, is the most comprehensive global site for information and solutions on organizational trust. From the list of The 100 Top Thought Leaders to the most trustworthy public companies, trust reports, trust talks videos, books and dozens of other resources- visit the website and get involved.

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Barbara Brooks Kimmel, Producer

Trust Across America-Trust Around the World (TAA-TAW) (tm) is an international initiative developed by Barbara and Jordan Kimmel. Its mission is to build organizational trust throughout the world, and to provide a forum for experts, companies and organizations to share their best practices. With the assistance of business leaders, consultants and academics in the fields of leadership, teamwork, management, corporate responsibility, accounting, governance, finance, organizational behavior and sustainability, TAA-TAW will take an in depth at improving an organization’s trustworthiness. By focusing on those individuals and companies already out front, going beyond what is” required” – and actually “doing the right things”- TAA-TAW will help reverse the negativity seen too often in the media- and help rebuild trust around the world.

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